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The Best Farce TV Shows 

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Updated April 13, 2020 456 votes 143 voters 16.1k views 32 items

List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Farce TV series.

Farce televisions shows may lampoon a tired concept or simply feature outlandish, over-the-top scenarios. Popular farce TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining farce show of all time is. Don't let your favorite farce television programs in history get to the bottom of the list - be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of farce television shows below includes all the most whimsical, farcical programs in TV history. 

This list answers the questions, "What is the best farce show of all time?" and "What are the greatest farce shows?"

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Fawlty Towers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring John Cleese, Prunella Scales & Andrew Sachs (British Broadcasting Corporation)
Fawlty Towers is a BBC television sitcom that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then-wife Connie Booth, both of ...more
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South Park is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Trey Parker, Matt Stone & Mary Kay Bergman (Comedy Central)
South Park (Comedy Central, 1997) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. In the small town of South Park, four boys get caught up in all sorts of bizarre ...more
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Three's Company is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt & Suzanne Somers (American Broadcasting Company)
Three's Company is an American sitcom that aired from March 15, 1977 to September 18, 1984 on ABC. It is based on the British sitcom Man About the House. The story revolves around three single ...more
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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir & Nick Offerman (NBC)
Parks and Recreation (NBC, 2009) is an American television sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur. The series follows Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler), a perky mid-level bureaucrat, and her ...more
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The Grim Adventures of B... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Greg Eagles, Richard Steven Horvitz & Grey Griffin (Cartoon Network)
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy is an American animated television series created by Maxwell Atoms for Cartoon Network, and the fourteenth of the network's Cartoon Cartoons. It follows ...more
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30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin & Tracy Morgan (NBC)
30 Rock (NBC, 2006) is an American satirical sitcom television series created by Tina Fey. Head writer Liz Lemon (Fey) tries to run her sketch comedy show, while dealing with an arrogant boss ...more
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My Name Is Earl is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee & Jaime Pressly (NBC)
My Name Is Earl is an American television comedy series created by Greg Garcia that aired on the NBC television network from September 20, 2005, to May 14, 2009, in the United States. It was ...more
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Childrens Hospital is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Rob Huebel, Rob Corddry & Ken Marino (Adult Swim)
Childrens Hospital is a satirical American comedy television series and web series that parodies the medical drama genre, created by and starring actor/comedian Rob Corddry. The series began on ...more
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Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross & Meredith Baxter (NBC)
Family Ties is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 22, 1982 until May 14, 1989. The series, created by Gary David Goldberg, reflected the move in the United States from the ...more
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Cheers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Aric Martin added Starring Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman & John Ratzenberger (NBC)
Cheers is an American sitcom that ran for eleven seasons between 1982 and 1993. The show was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for ...more
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Scrubs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Zach Braff, Donald Faison & Sarah Chalke (American Broadcasting Company)
Scrubs (NBC, 2001) is an American medical comedy-drama television series created by Bill Lawrence. In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, intern John "J.D." Dorian (Zach Braff) ...more
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The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah & Hasan Minhaj (Comedy Central)
The Daily Show (Comedy Central, 1999) is an American late-night talk and news satire television program. Described as a fake news program, the show draws its comedy and satire from recent news ...more
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Pee-wee's Playhouse is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Paul Reubens, John Paragon & Phil Hartman (CBS)
Pee-wee's Playhouse is an American children's television program starring Paul Reubens as the childlike Pee-wee Herman which ran from 1986 to 1990 on Saturday mornings on CBS. The show was ...more
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The Beverly Hillbillies ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas & Irene Ryan (CBS)
The Beverly Hillbillies is an American sitcom originally broadcast for nine seasons on CBS from September 26, 1962 to March 23, 1971, starring Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, and Max ...more
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The Colbert Report is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir & Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)
The Colbert Report is an American late-night talk and news satire television program hosted by Stephen Colbert that aired on Comedy Central from October 17, 2005 to December 18, 2014 for 1,447 ...more
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I'm Poppy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
I'm Poppy (YouTube Red, 2018) is a surreal comedy web television series created by Titanic Sinclair. Internet sensation Poppy enters the real world for the very first time and quickly realizes ...more
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Bobcat Goldthwait's Misf... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters (truTV, 2018) is an anthology comedy television series created by Bobcat Goldthwait. Anthology of stories told via different genres that satirize ...more
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Who Is America? is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Who Is America? (Showtime, 2018) is an American political satire mockumentary television series created by Sacha Baron Cohen. The show explores the diverse individuals, from the infamous to the ...more
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Big Shots is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Michael Vartan, Christopher Titus & Joshua Malina (American Broadcasting Company)
Big Shots is an American television drama created and executive produced by Jon Harmon Feldman. The pilot was directed by Charles McDougall.
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The Marvelous Misadventu... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack is an American animated television series created by Thurop Van Orman for Cartoon Network that premiered on June 5, 2008, and ended on August 30, 2010. On ...more
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Angie Tribeca is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Angie Tribeca (TBS, 2016) is an American comedy television series, a satire of police procedural shows, created by Steve Carell and Nancy Walls Carell. Angie (Rashida Jones) is a 10-year veteran ...more
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Mostly 4 Millennials is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Derrick Beckles, Fred Durst & Eric Andre (Adult Swim)
Mostly 4 Millennials (Adult Swim, 2018) is an American comedy television series. Derrick Beckles hosts a variety show aimed at the Millennial generation, featuring sketches, pranks, and
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'Allo 'Allo! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera & Vicki Michelle (BBC One)
'Allo 'Allo! is a BBC television sitcom broadcast on BBC1 from 1982 to 1992, comprising eighty-five episodes. A repeat is aired in the 'Afternoon Classics' on BBC2 since 27 March 2015. The story ...more
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Strangers with Candy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Starring Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello & Stephen Colbert (Comedy Central)
Strangers with Candy is a television series produced by Comedy Central. It first aired on April 7, 1999, and concluded its third and final season on October 2, 2000. Its timeslot was Sundays at ...more
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Wet Hot American Summer:... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (Netflix, 2015) is a comedy web television series written by David Wain and Michael Showalter, and directed by Wain. First Day of Camp Follows the ...more